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Some Reasons Why Columbia County, Georgia Is Such A Great Place To Live!

Categories: News | Posted: February 7, 2014

Columbia County, Georgia, has a diverse citizenry, with approximately 130,000 residents. Proximity to Augusta as well as the low cost of living, affordable housing, a premier school system, access to world-class health care, and a mild climate draw many people to this area.

Educational & Job Opportunities
There are many educational and job opportunities in the greater Augusta region! The K-12 schools of Columbia County are well-regarded and staffed with dedicated teachers. Georgia Regents University and its Medical College of Georgia is located within commuting distance of Columbia County, and offer a full range of undergraduate, graduate and medical programs. The Greater Augusta area is known as a regional center for medicine, biotechnology, technology and advanced manufacturing.

Additionally, Fort Gordon, home of United States Army Signal Corps, is soon to be headquarters for the Cyber Command Unit. This will create jobs for soldiers and military contractors alike.

Columbia County has so many attractions – from festivals and concerts, to breathtaking scenery and outdoor activities like golf, camping, fishing, boating, hiking and cycling. There is always something to do! Thanks to a growing collection of restaurants and shopping centers, you will never be bored. Columbia County’s rich history allows for visitors and residents to enjoy the vast array of entertainment that this beautiful place has to offer.

In addition to the diversity and attractions, Columbia County is one of the most affordable places to live. It’s no wonder that Columbia County keeps showing up as one of the best places to live in publication after publication.


Ivey Homes is a leading new home builder in Augusta, GA, with home pricing ranging from the $130,000’s to Custom. For more information about living in or building a new home in Columbia County or Augusta, visit! Drop us a line with feedback or questions. Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page, too!

Caroline Ashe

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